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This experience spooked me badly, but I thought it was just an apparition born of fear and self-loathing and booze and loss of blood. But then everywhere I went I had the feeling that a little cat was following me, wanting me to reach down and pick it up, wanting me to open the door and let it in. But I knew what would happen: you let a cat in one time, give it a little milk and then it stays forever.Whether she's writing about airplane turbulence, bulimia, her "feta cheese thighs," or consulting God over how to parent her son, Lamott keeps her spirituality firmly planted in solid scenes and believable metaphors. As a result, this is a richly satisfying armchair-travel experience, highlighting the tender mercies of Lamott's life that nudged her into Christian faith. --Gail Hudson --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
This book is very dog-eared with much of it underlined or highlighted.
Lamott's response, I think, powerfully demonstrates that the church, and God's love, is big enough for all of us, even those of us who struggle along our path.
One can't help but come to love this child of God, and everyone in her life.
I can relate to this author-she tells it like it is. I believe in and speak to God but I am against every religion and she speaks to God the way I do, a little profane sometimes... Read morePublished 12 hours ago by M. Davidson
Absolutely loved this book. A great eclectic collection of Lamott's thoughts on everything from self esteem to motherhood.Published 15 days ago by Rachel
Mercies i have written this review three times without postinhg it. I guess it is sprcial to me. This book by Anne lamont a single parent in No. Read morePublished 18 days ago by Doe the book devourer